New York


October 10, 2016

You Need This in Your Life: Bacon and Egg Mazemen from YUJI Ramen

by Florentyna Leow

Living in Japan, I’m not used to spending a lot of money for ramen. But recently, while visiting New York – Brooklyn, to be exact – I shelled out $20 for a bowl of ramen and I would do it all over again.

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February 6, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Umamiventure #1

by Kayoko Akabori

I realized yesterday that Umami Mart will turn seven years old this month. WOOOOO! That’s seven years of banter, restaurant reviews, recipes and… more banter!

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April 2, 2013

Slightly Peckish in NYC: Momofuku Noodle Bar + Misoya (East Village)

by Sakura Gooneratne

My first-ever visit to New York was with my sister and it flew by. It’s been four years since we travelled together and she’s always so much fun — we do a lot of laughing, shopping and, of course, eating.

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February 1, 2013

Postcard from Nahoko: Kebab + Me (NYC)

by Kayoko Akabori

*Nahoko Morimoto is a Tokyo-based photographer. Her work has been featured in Brutus and Vogue Japan.

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September 11, 2012

MOTO Restaurant Review: Eleven Madison Park (NYC)

by Moto Yamamoto

Though I created such a scene when I wrote about a certain four-star restaurant some time ago, I must write about my experience at Eleven Madison Park.

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June 26, 2012

MOTO Restaurant Review: Le Bernardin: Disagreeing with 4 Stars

by Moto Yamamoto

I recently became a permanent resident of this country, and to celebrate my newly acquired freedom, we went to Le Bernardin.

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March 5, 2012

Culinography: Spaghetti alla Chitarra

by Erin Gleeson

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Spaghetti alla Chitarra prepared by chef Dan Kluger at The Core Club. He is now the chef at ABC Kitchen in NYC.

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February 2, 2012

Great UM Noodletown: Drunken Noodles @ SriPraPhai (NYC)

by Kayoko Akabori

Drunken Noodles

Drunken noodles at SriPraPhai in Woodside, Queens. From Umamiventure #4 in 2007. The savory hot sweetness of the dish still hovers in my memory.

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October 3, 2011

Culinography: Top Chef Just Desserts with Pichet Ong

by Erin Gleeson

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Last week, NYC pastry chef extraordinaire Pichet Ong was a guest judge on Top Chef Just Desserts (aired September 22). 

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August 8, 2011

Culinography: Hot Summer Slices

by Erin Gleeson

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The afternoon I took this picture in Hell’s Kitchen was one of the steamiest days this summer, but that didn’t stop New Yorkers from loving HOT 99¢ slices.

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